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Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The journal’s name, The Pinch, references our city’s very first community and reflects the heart of our city’s history and the soul of our creative approach. It commemorates our commitment to publishing diverse voices that speak from the periphery as well as the center of contemporary written and artistic expression. Since our founding in the 1970s, we've embraced the idea of being traditionally transgressive, thereby allowing The Pinch to evolve with, challenge, and make its mark in the prevailing literary community.
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Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
If Yes, Please Name
University of Memphis
Primary Editor/Contact Person
We accept art, fiction, poetry and nonfiction work through a Submittable portal for a nominal fee. Submissions are accepted year round. Every piece is read twice by our staff. We do not accept work from students, or employees of the University of Memphis. Accepted work is published either on our website or in the print journal.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
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